The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 69 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 78 27 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.49% 1.09% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 1.18% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 14 31
Average daily rate
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£400 £376 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +15.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £263 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £30.90 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £30.90 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +10.35%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2943 2287 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.00% 92.29% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1907 1410 1395
Average daily rate £381 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 167 200
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +9 22 £425 +11.47% 2
Gloucestershire - 19 £450 -
Devon - 16 £375 -
Somerset +5 12 £375 -29.24%
Wiltshire -13 2 £400 +26.98% 4
Dorset - - - -
Cornwall - - - - 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 60 (65.22%) SQL
2 44 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 42 (45.65%) Oracle
4 35 (38.04%) Oracle Database
5 33 (35.87%) Security Cleared
6 26 (28.26%) Oracle EBS
7 25 (27.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (22.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (20.65%) DV Cleared
10 18 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (18.48%) Linux
11 17 (18.48%) PL/SQL
11 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
12 16 (17.39%) T-SQL
12 16 (17.39%) Windows
12 16 (17.39%) Migration
12 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
13 15 (16.30%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (14.13%) Oracle RAC
15 13 (14.13%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (14.13%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (13.04%) Solaris
16 12 (13.04%) Open Source
16 12 (13.04%) MongoDB
17 11 (11.96%) Oracle Exadata
17 11 (11.96%) Database Tuning
17 11 (11.96%) ETL
18 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.87%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle 9iAS
3 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (28.26%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (9.78%) Oracle 11i
3 9 (9.78%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) SAN
1 2 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 35 (38.04%) Oracle Database
3 25 (27.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (22.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (16.30%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (14.13%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (14.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (13.04%) MongoDB
9 11 (11.96%) Oracle Exadata
10 10 (10.87%) NoSQL
10 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
10 10 (10.87%) OLAP Cube
10 10 (10.87%) OLAP
11 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (8.70%) MySQL
13 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (5.43%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Legal
2 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) Web Services
2 5 (5.43%) BSON
3 3 (3.26%) Middleware
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.09%) Flash
4 1 (1.09%) .NET
4 1 (1.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Open Source
2 8 (8.70%) Clustering
3 7 (7.61%) Data Integration
4 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.35%) Replication
6 2 (2.17%) NHS
6 2 (2.17%) Statistics
7 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Linux
2 16 (17.39%) Windows
3 12 (13.04%) Solaris
4 7 (7.61%) UNIX
5 1 (1.09%) AIX
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (17.39%) Migration
3 11 (11.96%) ETL
3 11 (11.96%) Database Tuning
4 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.61%) CRM
6 6 (6.52%) Release Management
7 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.35%) Use Case
8 4 (4.35%) High Availability
8 4 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.26%) Change Control
10 2 (2.17%) Database Security
10 2 (2.17%) ITIL
10 2 (2.17%) Data Modelling
11 1 (1.09%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.09%) Performance Management
11 1 (1.09%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 60 (65.22%) SQL
2 17 (18.48%) PL/SQL
3 16 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.43%) Java
5 1 (1.09%) Perl
5 1 (1.09%) C
5 1 (1.09%) COBOL
5 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (35.87%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.65%) DV Cleared
3 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.78%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (4.35%) MCITP
5 4 (4.35%) MCDBA
5 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.09%) Degree
6 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.13%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (45.65%) Oracle
2 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) VMware
3 4 (4.35%) Red Gate
4 3 (3.26%) Sun
5 2 (2.17%) CommVault
5 2 (2.17%) Siebel
5 2 (2.17%) Symantec
5 2 (2.17%) McAfee
6 1 (1.09%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.09%) IBM
6 1 (1.09%) Veritas
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
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